The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs citing 2.5G 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
2.5G
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
290 200 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 20.35% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 74 95
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 2.5G across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

2.5G
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2.5G across the Reading region.

2.5G Daily Rate Trend in Reading